Tubb, Germanwala, Simmons file for re-election to Board of Trustees

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Incumbents Mr. Michael Tubb (Place 1), Dr. Samir Germanwala (Place 3), and Dr. Troy Simmons (Place 7) have all filed for re-election to the Longview ISD Board of Trustees, as of Friday, Feb. 2nd.

UPDATE (10 a.m. Feb. 12, 2024): Local resident Tiffany Angus has filed to run for the Place 3 seat against incumbent Dr. Samir Germanwala

Mrs. Angus previously ran against Dr. Germanwala in the 2021 election to fill the vacant seat left by retiring board member Dr. Chris Mack

Dr. Germanwala won the 2021 race by a two-to-one margin, 261 votes (66.1 percent) to 134 votes (33.9 percent).

The general election is set for May 4, 2024.

Mr. Tubb was first elected to the LISD Board of Trustees in 2018. Dr. Germanwala joined the board in 2021, and Dr. Simmons has served on the board since 1986. 

The nonpartisan board consists of seven trustees elected to overlapping three-year terms. They serve without compensation.

Early Voting runs April 22-30 at the Longview ISD Education Support Center, 1301 E. Young St. Election Day voting will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at officially designated voting locations. 

Important election dates:

  • Feb. 16: Deadline to file for a place on the ballot.
  • April 4: Voter registration deadline and due date for first campaign finance report.
  • April 23: Deadline to apply for a mail ballot.
  • April 26: Second campaign finance report due.
  • May 4: Election Day.

Trustee elections are held annually in May for three-year terms on this cycle: Places 1, 3 and 7 in 2024, 2027, 2030 and every three years; Places 5 and 6 in 2025, 2028, 2031 and every three years; Places 2 and 4 in 2026, 2029, 2032 and every three years.

Filing deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16. For more information click here or contact LISD Elections Coordinator Ms. Patricia Cordoba at 903-381-2200.